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New Student Orientation

Welcome to Delaware State University!

The information below will help ensure you and your family's smooth transition into becoming a part of the Hornet family! If you have any further questions or concerns pertaining to New Student Orientation, contact the Office of Admissions at 302.857.6351.

Application for Honors Admission

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To apply to the Delaware State University Honors Program, please complete the application in full and submit below.


  • Incoming First-Year Students:  April 15
  • Transfer and Continuing Students:  Prior to 1st semester Junior year
  • Note:  Application for Honors Housing:  May 1

Admission into the Honors Program requires:

Delaware State University Student Information / Request Form

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1200 N. DuPont Hwy. • Dover, DE 19901-2277
(302) 857-6351 or 6353 • Fax:  (302) 857-6352
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Hornet Days

In the event of inclement weather, please monitor the DSU website for any closings or cancelations on our campus. Thank you.

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Open House Volunteer Form







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We look forward to working with you at 2016 Spring Open House! 

Spring Open House
Saturday, April 9, 2016 
9a.m. – 3p.m.

This volunteer form should be completed by department representatives who will man a table during the Open House Information Fair and completed by student volunteers.  Please complete this volunteer form so that we can prepare your name tag and contact student volunteers for training.

Mailing Address Request Form

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Please complete and submit your mailing information below so that we can alert you to important information regarding your file at Delaware State University.

Hornet Days Registration

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Students who wish to participate in DSU Hornet Days must participate on the date provided for your state of residence, and must utilize the transportation provided by DSU for that state’s location. Participation is based on first-come, first-served basis as space is available.

Inspire Scholarship

How to Get the Inspire Scholarship Graduate from a Delaware high school  You must receive a diploma from an in-state school. Enroll at DSU You must be regularly admitted and enroll in the fall semester right after high school graduation. Apply to Delaware State University and mail your official high school transcript and ACT or SAT test scores. Keep Your Grades Up You must have an overall GPA of at least 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale, as indicated on your official high school transcript. File for Student Aid Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The DSU school code is 001428. The Office of Financial Aid will notify you of your Inspire Scholarship eligibility. Demonstrate Good Conduct You cannot have any felony convictions or charges pending against you when you apply or after you are admitted to DSU. Once a Hornet, you must do the following: Stay enrolled as a full-time student and complete 12 or more credit hours during both the fall and spring semesters - a total of at least 24 for the school year. Maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Continue to demonstrate good conduct. Complete 10 hours of community service every semester. Complete the FAFSA online yearly. Except for the summer months, your scholarship can be renewed every semester for six consecutive semesters. Read important details about the Inspire Scholarship.

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1200 N. DuPont Hwy. • Dover, DE 19901-2277
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DTCC Dual Admission Program

Delaware Tech Students - Earn your bachelor’s degree at DSU through our Dual Admission program! Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) students can earn their bachelor’s degree at Delaware State University through the Dual Admission program. The program gives DTCC graduates the opportunity to make a smooth transition to a bachelor’s degree program. A list of Connected Degree programs may be obtained from your DTCC advisor or counselor; or by visiting the DTCC website. Interested in Dual Admission? The program offers many benefits: Admission to DSU while you are completing your associate degree provided you comply with the conditions. Academic advisement and University information at meetings provided by your Connected Degree bachelor’s degree program during the fall and spring semesters at each DTCC campus. Priority pre-registration in DSU courses for your first semester after DTCC graduation. Locked-in bachelor’s degree requirements for the specific Connected Degree program in effect at the time you enter the Dual Admission program. Guaranteed placement in University residence halls if desired provided you comply with established residence policy and application procedures. Dual Admission Eligibility If you are enrolled in a Delaware Tech—DSU Connected Degree program, you will be conditionally admitted into the University and the designated bachelor’s program provided you: Sign a non-binding, Intent-to-Enroll form any time after enrolling in the Delaware Tech Connected Degree program and before attaining 30 college credits at Delaware Tech or another college or university Complete the Delaware Tech associate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Do not attend another institution between the time you graduate from Delaware Tech and formally enroll at the University Formally enroll in the University within one year of Delaware Tech associate degree completion. Complete other regular University admissions requirements in compliance with the Connected Degree agreement and established by the University. These include informing your DSU advisor in your last semester at Delaware Tech of your planned date of enrolling at DSU and filling out a short form. You must do this by January 31st if your final semester is spring or September 15th if your final semester is fall. Comply with the appropriate enrollment deadlines determined by the University. Financial aid forms must be submitted by February 28th for the fall semester and October 1st for the spring semester. If you wish to live on campus, the application form and deposit must be received by March 30th for the fall semester and November 1st for the spring semester. You must arrange for Delaware Tech to send your transcript within one week after your graduation. Be sure to send it to DSU Admissions Office, Attn: Dual Admissions. You will be ineligible for Dual Admission, and the benefits that stem from this program, if you: Fail to complete the associate degree portion of the Delaware Tech/University Connected Degree program Fail to adhere to the provisions of the Connected Degree program or the provisions of this agreement Withdraw in writing your Intent-to-Enroll. If you are ineligible for Dual Admission and desire University admission, you may apply for admission under the University’s regular transfer admissions process. Scholarships Available to DTCC Graduates Students from Delaware Technical and Community College who are transferring to Delaware State University will be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. To qualify for the scholarship, the transferring students must have completed an Associate's Degree with at least a 2.5 grade point average and must enroll at DSU with at least a 12-credit hour course schedule. The scholarship compliments the Dual Admission process that allows students who meet the above criteria to be automatically enrolled at as juniors at DSU into a connected degree program. However, the scholarship is also available to other Delaware Tech students who are not a part of that specific program. For more information, contact the DSU Office of Admissions at 302.857-6351.

Dual Admission Deadlines:

January 31
Intent-to-Enroll form (spring graduates)
February 28
Apply for Financial aid (fall semester)
March 30
Housing application and deposit (fall semester)
September 15
Intent-to-Enroll form (fall graduates)
October 16
Financial aid (spring semester)
November 1
Housing application and deposit (spring semester)